Academic CV


Professor, Department of Finance

IESE Business School, Barcelona
August 2022 - present

Director of International Initiatives

Wharton Research Data Services, The Wharton School
2012 - present


Sabadell Bank

Board Member & President of Audit Committee
March 2020 - present


Research Fellow
2020 - present

European Corporate Governance Institute

(ECGI, Brussels), Research Member
2018 - present

World Economic Forum

Expert Network - Corporate Governance
2019 - present


Associate Professor, Department of Finance

IESE Business School, Barcelona
August 2018 – August 2022

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

IESE Business School, Barcelona
Sept 2012 – July 2018

Director of Research, Wharton Research Data Services

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
2002 – 2012

Sabadell Bank Asset Management

Board Member
2018 – March 2020


Ph.D. Faculty of Economics and Business, 2002

University of Barcelona, Spain

Visiting PhD scholar, 2000 - 2001

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US

Visiting PhD scholar, 1999

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, US

M.Sc. Economics (Cum Laude), 1998

University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

B.A. Economics, 1996

University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain


Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, FinTech & AI


Common Ownership, Competition and Top Management Incentives

M. Antón, F. Ederer, M. Giné, M. Schmalz

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming

Beyond the Target: M&A Decisions and Rival Ownership

J. Azar, M. Antón, M. Giné, L. Lin

Journal of Financial Economics,  April 2022

The Demand for AI Skills in the Labor Market

L. Alekseeva, J. Azar, M. Giné, S. Samila, B. Taska

Labour Economics, May 2021 (Special Issue: Technology and the Labour Market)

Price and Probability: Decomposing the Takeover Effects of Anti-Takeover Provisions

V. Cuñat, M. Giné, M. Guadalupe

Journal of Finance, April 2020

Does Common Ownership Increase the Incentives for Mergers and Acquisitions?

J. Azar, M. Antón, L. Lin

Competition Policy International, May, 2019

Governance Mechanisms and Effective Activism: Evidence from Shareholder Proposals on Poison Pills

M. Giné, R. Moussawi, J. Sedunov

Journal of Empirical Finance 43, 2017

Executive Gender Pay Gaps: The Roles of Female Risk Aversion and Board Representation

ME. Carter, F. Franco, M. Giné

Contemporary Accounting Review 34(2), 2017

Media coverage: CNN, BBC interview  (min 19.00)

Say Pays! Shareholder Voice and Firm Performance

V. Cuñat, M. Giné, M. Guadalupe

Review of Finance 20(5), 2015

Corporate Governance and Value: Evidence from “Close Calls” on Shareholder Governance Proposals

V. Cuñat, M. Giné, M. Guadalupe

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance 25(1), 2013

The Vote is Cast: The Effect of Corporate Governance on Shareholder Value

V. Cuñat, M. Giné, M. Guadalupe

Journal of Finance 67(5), 2012

The Brattle Group Prize in Corporate Finance

Best Paper Award, Financial Management Association

Runner-up Prize, Istanbul Stock Exchange Competition


Index Funds Are Fueling Out-of-Whack CEO Pay Packages

M. Antón, F. Ederer, M. Giné, M. Schmalz
Harvard Business Review, October 18, 2016.

Public Corporate Governance of State-owned Enterprises: Evidence from the Spanish Banking Industry

T. Ysa, M. Giné, M. Esteve, V. Sierra
Public Money and Management 32(4), 2012

CV extended version

with other publications, working papers, invited seminars and conferences, honors, grants and fellowships, visiting appointments and more.